Vulnerability Details

pyftpd Multiple Vulnerabilities

Published: 2010-06-15 11:44:31
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Recommendations:
Vendor updates are available. Please see the references for more information.

Summary:
pyftpd is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Technical Details:
1. pyftpd is prone to multiple default-account vulnerabilities. These issues stem from a design flaw that makes several accounts available to remote attackers. Successful exploits allow remote attackers to gain unauthorized access to a vulnerable application. 2. pyftpd creates temporary files in an insecure manner. An attacker with local access could potentially exploit this issue to perform symbolic-link attacks, overwriting arbitrary files in the context of the affected application. Successfully mounting a symlink attack may allow the attacker to delete or corrupt sensitive files, which may result in a denial of service. Other attacks may also be possible.

Affected Versions:
pyftpd prior to 0.8.5 are affected.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2072
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2073

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40839
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40842

References:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40839
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40842
http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.oss.general/3038
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=585776
http://freshmeat.net/projects/pyftpd/

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2010-06-15
Modified
2019-02-06
Category
FTP

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